S.Res. 352 (112th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should work with the Government of Haiti to address gender-based violence against women and children.

Introduced:
Jan 23, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jan 23, 2012
Length
10 pages
Related Bills
H.Res. 521 (Related)
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should work ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2012

 
Status

This resolution was introduced on January 23, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 23, 2012
Referred to Committee Jan 23, 2012
 
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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Senate Foreign Relations

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1/23/2012--Introduced.
Sympathizes with the families of women and children victimized by sexual and other forms of gender-based violence in Haiti.
Urges treatment of the issue of violence against women and children as a priority for U.S. humanitarian and reconstruction efforts in Haiti.
Supports passage of Haiti's first comprehensive law on the prevention, punishment, and elimination of gender-based violence.

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